DERC to review fuel surcharge, tariff may go up in November

Power tariff in the city may go up next month as Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost.

Delhi Congress warns against any hike in power tariff

Congress on Friday warned against any possible hike in power tariff, saying it will launch a massive agitation if the rates are increased by power regulator DERC, coming under pressure from private power distribution companies.

Storm leads to massive power outages in Delhi

The national capital reeled under massive outages as all major power lines and electricity generating stations were damaged by a powerful thunder storm that hit the city and its neighbourhood on Friday evening.

No electricity tariff hike for Delhiites till July

With the power regulatory body refusing to increase the power-purchase cost adjustment charges as demanded by the discoms, Delhiites can breathe a sigh of
relief till July.

Power tariff change to be announced only after poll: EC

No changes in power tariff should be announced till the completion of polling in a particular state, the Election Commission ruled on Saturday.

DERC seeks EC nod for initiating process for power tariff hike

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has sought permission from Delhi Electoral Office to initiate process of power tariff hike, citing it needs at least 30 days from date of public notice.

BJP begins `Bijli Andolan` against power tariff hike in Delhi

Slamming the decision of Delhi`s power regulator to increase power tariff by up to 8 per cent, BJP on Saturday launched a `bijli agitation`, demanding immediate roll back of the hike.

BJP demands roll-back of power tariff hike

Criticising the Delhi government for its failure to check the power tariff hike, the BJP Saturday protested in the national capital and demanded an immediate roll-back.

CAG audit will tell where the money went: Kejriwal on power tariff hike

Reacting to the hike in power rates, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the Comptroller and Auditor General`s report on discoms would ascertain the lack of funds as stated by power distribution companies.

BJP opposes DERC move to initiate process to hike power tariff

Opposing the move by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to hike power tariff, BJP on Friday said the regulator is working in a doubtful manner.

BJP kick starts Delhi poll campaign, blasts Sheila govt

BJP kick-started its campaign in Delhi for assembly polls by launching a major offensive against the Sheila Dikshit government and announced lowering of power tariff by 30%, if voted to power.

BJP rally against power tariff hike on August 11

Slamming Delhi government and power regulator DERC for hike in power tariff, Delhi BJP on Saturday announced an agitation against the "anti-people" decision.

Power tariff hike: Protests held across Uttar Pradesh

Opposition parties today staged dharnas against the power tariff hike in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, and submitted memorandums to the Governor demanding its immediate roll back.

BJP, AAP protest power tariff hike move in DERC public hearing

The public hearing organised by DERC to consider hike in power tariff witnessed strong protest by BJP and Aam Admi Party which slammed it for considering another increase in electricity rates.

BSP demands roll back of power tariff hike in UP

Opposition BSP on Sunday demanded that the Akhilesh Yadav government immediately roll back power tariff hike in Uttar Pradesh, failing which Samajwadi Party (SP) would pay the price in the next Lok Sabha elections.

Had no option but to hike power tarrif: Samajwadi Party

The ruling Samajwadi Party defended its decision to enforce a hike in power tariffs in Uttar Pradesh saying that the state government had okayed the same after being left with no other options.

YSR Congress to intensify agitation over power tariff hike

YSR Congress said with the Congress-led Andhra Pradesh government not responding adequately to the issue of power tariff hike, it would intensify its agitation demanding roll-back in the increase.

AP govt to cushion domestic consumers from power tariff hike

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Thursday night announced that the state would bear an additional subsidy burden of Rs 830 crore.

Sheila Dikshit justifies hike in power tariff

Under attack from BJP and Arvind Kejriwal`s Aam Admi Party for hike in power tariff, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit justifed increase and said bills have gone up due to 24-hour electricity supply.

Left parties in AP may intensify stir over power tariff hike

Members of Left parties in Andhra Pradesh, who began an indefinite fast against power tariff hike, on Sunday warned of intensifying their stir if the state government failed to "respond positively".